Modern Trade Unionism
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Originally published in 1935, this provocative book examined the tendencies of the Trade Unions in early 20th Century Britain in the light of their history. An advocate of a Socialist society, the author regarded the form and limited functions of the trade unions as temporary and predicted that they would be transformed into industrial unions and become part of the administrative mechanism of industry which would endure.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. The Structure of the Trade Unions 3. The Functions of the Trade Unions 4. The Trade Unions and the State 5. Trade Unions and Strikes 6. Trade Unions and Politics 7. Trade Unions and ‘Workers’ Control of Industry’ 8. The Future of the Trade Unions and the State 9. The Future of the Trade Unions in Industry.
J. T. Murphy